Writers’ Blokke
Published in

Writers’ Blokke

Ernest Hemingway: Five Fun Facts About the Literary Giant on His Birthday

This Really Should Be a National Holiday

Hemingway writing in Kenya in 1953 (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Today is the birthday of perhaps the greatest American author ever: Ernest Hemingway. Born on July 21, 1899, Hemingway influenced the craft of writing in ways still felt today, won a Pulitzer in 1952 and a Nobel Prize in 1954, and basically set the standard for writers for…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Paul Combs

Paul Combs

Writer, bookseller, would-be roadie for the E Street Band. My ultimate goal is to make books as popular in Texas as high school football...it may take a while.